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up·wind

 (ŭp′wĭnd′)
adv.
In or toward the direction from which the wind blows.

up′wind′ adj.
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upwind

(ˈʌpˈwɪnd)
adv
1. (Physical Geography) into or against the wind
2. (Physical Geography) towards or on the side where the wind is blowing; windward
adj
3. (Physical Geography) going against the wind: the upwind leg of the course.
4. (Physical Geography) on the windward side: the upwind side of the house has weathered.
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up•wind

(ˈʌpˈwɪnd)

adv.
1. toward or against the wind or the direction from which it is blowing.
adj.
2. moving or situated toward or in the direction from which the wind is blowing.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.upwind - towards the side exposed to windupwind - towards the side exposed to wind  
windward - on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
Adv.1.upwind - toward the windupwind - toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward"
windward, downwind - away from the wind; "they were sailing windward"
2.upwind - in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowingupwind - in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew upwind"
downwind - with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew downwind"
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Translations

upwind

[ˈʌpˈwɪnd] ADV to stay upwindquedarse en la parte de donde sopla el viento
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upwind

[ˌʌpˈwɪnd]
adjsous le vent
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upwind

adj, advim Aufwind; to be/stand upwind of somebodygegen den Wind zu jdm sein/stehen; to sail upwindgegen den Wind segeln
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